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Hostelling International - New York

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Reviewed 7 August 2014 via mobile

My friend & I from the UK stayed at this HI hostel for 6 nights at the start of August. We'd stayed in many HIs and YHAs along our travels but this was alongside the best (I think Chicago just edges it for space, particularly...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 20 September 2014

Our staff very much appreciates your detailed feedback about your recent 6-night stay. While we may not offer the same space in the rooms as Chicago, we certainly do our best to match their events and excellent service. It sure sounds like you managed to...More

Reviewed 6 August 2014

I have been to almost six HI hostels across the US and this is the best out of the rest, which in themselves are above any other hostels. There are many things that make this hostel a great places to stay. The prices are slightly...More

1  Thank KCn2487
Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 21 September 2014

This is terrific feedback for fellow travelers! We hope others like you will take part in the walking tours that we offer. Everyone always comes back from Jerry's Grand Tour with a smile and some new information to share. Thanks for sharing and we hope...More

Reviewed 4 August 2014

We were 2 who went down to New York for a week-end. We stayed in a 12-beds dorm, without breakfast included, on the 3rd floor. 1-It's safe. 2-It's clean. 3-There's a cafe/bistro Inside the hostel but you can walk on block away westbound on 103th...More

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Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 21 September 2014

Thanks for sharing feedback on your recent stay and offering advice to fellow travelers. We hope others will read your review and consider staying with us. It's great to hear that you enjoyed the hostel, our tours and facilities, as well as our surrounding neighborhood....More

Reviewed 27 July 2014

Second time to stay in the hostel in two years and it didn't change a lot. Sticking to their standard of cleanliness "being clean all the time". Good clean rooms, great wifi and air-conditioner, great bathrooms and great relaxation areas. What else does anybody needs...More

Thank Ahmed E
Response from HostelD_13, Manager at Hostelling International - New YorkResponded 26 September 2014

We are already looking forward to your next visit with us! Thank you for offering feedback on your recent stay. It should provide great tips and advice for future guests like you. Take care!

Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

As was to be expected the HI of New York did not disappoint, brilliant facilities, helpful staff and prime location. Nestled in on 103rd street you have only a small walk to subways, bars and shopping. Central Park is only a 5 minute walk and...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$38 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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US$38 - US$158 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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worldatmyfeet128
9 January 2018|
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Response from George F | Property representative |
The 1 train stops at 103 and Broadway, 1-city block east of Broadway on Amsterdam at 103rd street. Perfectly safe for a female solo traveler.
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Elik972
27 September 2017|
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Response from Tiffany W | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to purchase a bed because the lockers correspond to the bed/dorm. Just call them and they can tell you if they can accommodate.
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Elik972
24 September 2017|
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Response from Clayton O | Reviewed this property |
I think the cafe opens at 7am. If you stay in the rooms that provide breakfast they will give you tickets to use in the cafe.
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"Request a bottom bunk to make life easier.. make sure the AC works in your room otherwise it gets very hot..."
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"Try and get a lower level (1st or 2nd floor) room, and use the stairs whenever possible"
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